In 1998 Harry Flöter and Jörg Siepmann founded 2Pilots Filmproduction as an independent Production Company. Since then the company has produced more than 70 national and international projects.
2Pilots aims to connect exciting, emotional, and creative stories with a strong visual potential. Their films are distinguished by authenticity and a distinctive and personal author-driven style. The core of their work is the development and production of both theatrical feature and documentary films and high quality TV documentaries and European coproductions. An additional focus is to continue developing series and other innovative projects. The company can look back on a long list of fictional feature films and documentaries, which they produced.
Their latest documentary feature WITH ONE’S OWN EYES had its world premiere in 2020 during the Film Festival Cologne. The film was also awarded the Filmpreis NRW during the Festival. The feature film STARS ABOVE US saw a successful german-wide theatrical release in November 2019 and has won the prestigious TV Feature Award, awarded by german Academy of the performing Arts, whereas their latest international co-production SAF (with Turkey and Romania) was shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2018, among various other festivals. MAN FROM BEIRUT, a Berlin based neo-noir Thriller with acclaimed actor Kida Ramadan (“4 Blocks”) in the lead, had its premiere in the Main Competition of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019. Despite the Corona Pandemic, MAN FROM BEIRUT saw a very successful theatrical release at Drive-thru cinemas all over Germany in Spring and Summer 2020. The feature film HANNA’S JOURNEY (in co-production with Israel) was awarded with “Best German Film” on iTunes in 2014. The TV drama EVERYTHING IS FINE hit a successful viewer’s rating of 5 million on airing date and was nominated three times for the prestigious german award “Grimme Preis”.
2Pilots also realized more than 50 TV documentaries for several large german TV networks. NRW FROM ABOVE, a TV documentary for WDR was one of the most-viewed programs during the friday night prime-time slot’s history.